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December 5, 2017

DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) have announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently exempt abstractions for quarry dewatering …

November 1, 2017

At 21:00 on Tuesday 31st October DEFRA/Welsh Government (WG) announced that the transitional arrangements for licensing of the currently exempt abstra …

July 11, 2017

Envireau Water’s Projects Director & Principal Hydrogeologist, Dr Phil Ham, has successfully completed the highly acclaimed Cardiff University Law …

June 28, 2017

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has published its new Water Strategy. Outlining the industry’s vision, the Strategy sets out three aims; to min …

May 26, 2017

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has been urging all operators to check their fencing, signage, safety devices and security arrangements at both …

April 25, 2017

James Dodds, Managing Director, has commented on Abstraction Licence Reform and New Authorisations many times since ideas were first promoted at the t …

April 12, 2017

BGS have relaunched their OpenGeoscience webpages, which are full of free geological maps, publications, photos and data, where you can learn more abo …

March 27, 2017

The Environment Agency will shortly be reminding abstractors that they need to complete their annual returns within 28 days of 31st March. Most licenc …

March 6, 2017

We last issued a bulletin on quarry dewatering in August 2016. The message then was “Implementation will be October 2016”. We said January or April 20 …

February 10, 2017

The winter of 2016/17 has been a very dry affair across the UK. The December 2016 rainfall totals were well below the long term average for England at …

January 25, 2017

Leading UK law firm, Burges Salmon, have re-launched their Environment and Energy Law briefings. Here at Envireau Water, we find these briefings infor …

January 24, 2017

Scotland will have a new integrated framework for environmental authorisations if proposals by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Environment Pr …

January 19, 2017

Real-time Scottish rainfall data is now available on SEPA’s website. The site provides rainfall information for over 270 locations across Scotland. Th …

January 6, 2017

December 2015 will not be forgotten for many years, not least by the people that have still not returned to their homes, but thankfully while we had n …

January 3, 2017

2017 is off to a fantastic start with Envireau Water’s Principal Hydrogeologist, Dr Phil Ham, being published in the January issue of Water Active. In …

November 18, 2016

Envireau Water’s Dr Phil Ham was published in the November issue of GeoDrilling International, looking at some of the most important aspects of boreho …

October 21, 2016

To mark the 50th anniversary, the Envireau Water team took time today to reflect on the Aberfan disaster. The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic co …

October 10, 2016

James Dodds, Managing Director of Envireau Water recently spoke at the Minorca Open Cast Mine Closure Party as the Chair of the Minorca Open Cast Liai …

October 7, 2016

Managing Director, James Dodds, can now add Archaeologist to his job title as he has been published in the journal of Conservation and Management of A …

September 9, 2016

Envireau Water had the pleasure of attending the 19th Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference in Birmingham on the 6th – 8th September.

September 1, 2016

The Envireau Water team are excited to be heading to Birmingham next week for the 19th EIG Conference. Envireau Water is a technical consultancy speci …

August 16, 2016

Despite years of procrastination and delays, as well as BREXIT, DEFRA say that the implementation date for ‘quarry dewatering licensing’ – Transfer Li …

August 11, 2016

Did you know? Envireau Water provides expert witness services in all our core areas of expertise. Find out more, including information on our recent c …

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